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Explaining the mechanics of the Trump-Russia special counsel

Explaining the mechanics of the Trump-Russia special counsel

That question, which has been under investigation by the FBI, is now in the hands of someone who is widely considered to be among the top law enforcement agents in the nation. The U.S. intelligence community already has concluded that Moscow meddled in the election to help Trump claim the White House by hacking into the computer files of Clinton campaign chief John Podesta. Read More

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Trump Welcomes Colombia's President to White House

Since then, Trump has taken heat for sharing classified information with the Russian government, and a memo Comey wrote about how the president asked him to stop a federal investigation. The two men discussed trade, the deadly chaos in Venezuela and drugs - specifically cocaine that flows out of Colombia into the USA like water. "So I'm very, very proud to get to know you, and I really congratulate you". Read More

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Kejriwal not resigning, party, says there will be a big revelation today

His supporters, who stopped the attacker before he could do any damage, alleged that he claimed to have taken the name of "Sanjay Singh and Jain" when asked about who sent him. He also dared the BJP-led government to use its all probe agencies-CBI, ACB, Delhi Police, ED- -and get every allegation against the AAP probed and throw AAP leaders in jail if these agencies can prove the same. Read More

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Federal Appeals Court Judges Hold Hearing In Seattle Over Travel Ban

Katyal, who was acting USA solicitor general under President Barack Obama, is representing Hawaii in its request to uphold a Honolulu federal judge's ruling keeping the president's March 6 order from taking effect. "Katyal said he stands by those arguments, but that doesn't mean the president's authority is unbounded", the AP reports. White House press secretary Sean Spicer expressed confidence that the appeals court will uphold Trump's ban. Read More

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Greek parliament approves new austerity measures

Greek parliament approves new austerity measures

Prior to the vote police fired tear gas as an anti-cuts demonstration outside parliament turned violent, with some hooded youths throwing Molotov cocktails. Athens also hopes to be finally allowed access to the European Central Bank's asset purchase programme, known as quantitative easing, or QE, to help its return to bond markets. Read More

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Syria is burning bodies to hide proof of mass killings

Syria is burning bodies to hide proof of mass killings

In a statement to reporters, Acting Assistant Secretary for North Eastern Affairs, Stuart Jones , stated that "Credible sources have believed that numerous bodies have been disposed in mass graves". The official said the atrocities were committed with Russia's "seemingly unconditional support". And outside Damascus, the Syrian Civil Defense search and rescue group said three surface-to-surface rockets struck the Hamouriya area, killing six people and wounding dozens of others, including ... Read More

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Senator says Flynn hasn't responded to subpoena

The subpoena probing Flynn's ties to Russia is part of a broader investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and alleged collusion between President Trump's campaign and Moscow. The U.S. has rebuffed those calls. Flynn's work on Turkey's behalf at the same time that he was Trump's principal foreign policy adviser was not publicly known until March, when he belatedly filed as a foreign agent with the Justice Department almost a month after he'd left the Trump ... Read More

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At Liberty, Trump Calls Critics 'Pathetic,' Praises Putting 'Faith Into Action'

Trump has admitted that Comey's investigation into Russian connections to Trump's inner circle was a factor in his decision to fire the FBI director. A recent Pew Research Center survey marking Trump's first 100 days in office, a milestone reached on April 29, found three-quarters of white evangelicals approved of his performance as president while just 39 per cent of the general public held the same view. Read More

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White House: Trump interviewing 4 FBI candidates

Those will all happen upon return to the White House this afternoon". White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said President Donald Trump will interview former Connecticut Sen. Lieberman served as Connecticut's USA senator for 24 years, retiring in 2013. Lieberman now works at the law firm that often represents Trump, Kasowitz. Read More

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Pedestrian Fatality, Injuries in Times Square Car Crash

Pedestrian Fatality, Injuries in Times Square Car Crash

On July 14, 2016, Bastille Day, i.e. France's national holiday, a cargo truck rammed into celebrating crowds in France's Nice killing 86 people. Police said the incident did not appear to be an act of terrorism. Witnesses have described horrific scenes in Times Square after a auto ploughed into pedestrians in the busy tourist spot. The auto came to rest with its two right wheels in the air. Read More

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Flynn Delayed Move Against IS That Turkey Opposed

Flynn Delayed Move Against IS That Turkey Opposed

The job gave Mr. Flynn access to the president and almost every secret held by American intelligence agencies. "Mr. Flynn's disclosure, on January 4, was first made to the transition team's chief lawyer, Donald F. They spoke on the condition of anonymity to avoid angering Justice Department or White House officials. Flynn's firm was not compensated directly by the Turkish government. Read More

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Watergate scandal: Looking back at the crisis that changed American politics

Watergate scandal: Looking back at the crisis that changed American politics

Throughout a hundred-plus days, Trump has proved himself temperamentally and intellectually unfit for the Presidency. "The issues in 1973 ... were internal political issues with American domestic politics", Simpson said . "We disrupted the nation over a piece of tape on a door" found by a security guard the night of the break-in at the Democratic National Committee headquarters in June 1972. Read More

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Nigeria's Buhari meets 82 freed schoolgirls

Nigeria's Buhari meets 82 freed schoolgirls

Buhari, 74, has made few public appearances since returning from Britain in March for medical treatment. Buhari was in Britain earlier this year for more than seven weeks for medical care. ICRC had played a similar role a year ago October, when Nigeria got the first batch of 21 Chibok girls released. Over 80 Chibok girls are still believed to be with the Boko Haram. Read More

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US reviews Iran nuke programme, implements missile sanctions

China lodged an official protest with the United States today over new USA sanctions on Iran that target a Chinese business tied to Tehran's ballistic missile programme. The decision on the sanctions waiver represented a major early policy choice on the nuclear deal for the Trump administration, which has said that it is engaged in a wider policy review on how to deal with Iran . Read More

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Saudi Arabia says Trump visit to bolster cooperation

Saudi Arabia says Trump visit to bolster cooperation

Keith spokeswoman Elaine Schock said this would be the singer's first time in the Arab kingdom - but offered "no comment" on the male-only aspect of the show. Apart from Saudi Arabia, Trump is expected to visit Jerusalem, Belgium and Italy. Trump is scheduled to travel to Saudi Arabia, Israel and the Vatican before attending attending the G7 and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Taormina, Italy, and Brussels, respectively. Read More

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US Senate panel still negotiating with Flynn over documents -congressional aides

Senators slapped Flynn with a subpoena last week in their investigation into ties between President Donald Trump's campaign associates and Russian interference. "If it's a document subpoena, you might say , 'Well, this document is privileged, or this document would incriminate me, '" Chafetz said. Before Trump's inauguration, Flynn had told the transition team that he was under federal investigation for secretly lobbying for the Turkish government during the campaign, according to The New ... Read More

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Venezuela crisis worsening, wants to prevent new Syria

Opposition leaders deny that and say heavy-handed officers and armed, pro-government militias known as "colectivos" are responsible. Over 40 people have been killed during protests that have been sweeping across Venezuela since April 4. Ambassador Nikki Haley said. Protesters blame Maduro for shortages of food and medicine. France called on Thursday for a regional or global mediation to be set up between the Venezuelan government and opposition groups to end the worsening violence in the ... Read More

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Trump administration notifies Congress of intent to renegotiate NAFTA

He may have signalled it by choosing the day of the NAFTA notice to make another announcement involving Canada, one expected for a while: that the US will explore whether Canadian subsidies could lead to USA duties on Bombardier. Because this is what allows us to maximize the competitive potential of the region that should be the most competitive one in the world, North America, " Videgaray said. Read More

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Paul Nuttall Keeps Calling Leanne Wood 'Natalie' During ITV Leaders' Debate

Paul Nuttall Keeps Calling Leanne Wood 'Natalie' During ITV Leaders' Debate

She added: 'Today she threatened again to walk away from any deal, and that would be an economic catastrophe'. Whatever number of empty seats we have, we will can probably still expect to see some lively debate from the other leaders: Tim Farron of the Liberal Democrats, Nicola Sturgeon of the Scottish Nationalists, Paul Nuttall from UKIP, Leanne Wood of Plaid Cymru and Caroline Lucas from the Green Party. Read More

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Bombardier and Boeing clash in trade hearing over CSeries

Bombardier and Boeing clash in trade hearing over CSeries

Foreign Minister Chrystia Freeland issued the threat in a statement about Boeing's complaint against Bombardier. "Canada is reviewing current military procurement that relates to Boeing", Freeland said in a statement. "Boeing would prefer that airlines buy older larger aircraft based on older technology", chief executive Alain Bellemare said during the company's shareholder meeting on 11 May. Read More

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IS fighters attack government-held areas in central Syria

IS fighters attack government-held areas in central Syria

The U.S. -backed Syrian Kurdish-rebels are closing in on Raqqa, the de facto capital of IS in Syria. The coalition had so far kept its military operations focused on Islamic State militants and al Qaida-linked groups. De Mistura announced that the technical discussions to address constitutional and legal issues in the context of the intra-Syrian talks began on Thursday and that both sides had agreed to set up expert committees to discuss constitutional and legal issues. Read More

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Trump "No Filter", Secrets to Russians

National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster on Tuesday afternoon defended Trump's comments during last week's meeting, which he described as " wholly appropriate ". That intelligence, the Times reported on Tuesday , came from Israel, a key USA ally. It's unclear whether the US informed the Israelis it might share the information with the Russians, who have different allies in the region - notably Iran. Read More

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Liam Payne on Harry Styles' single:

Liam Payne on Harry Styles' single: "It's not my sort of music"

Do we sense a bit of jealousy? It looks like Harry was kind of scared that he can no longer point at someone like Niall Horan while on stage and say that the song "Perfect" was not written for one of his exes. If you'd like to hear the album for yourself, it's available on CD, vinyl, ITunes, Spotify, and Youtube! The song has a more provocative title and is moving further away from the "classic rock" vibe of Harry which has been described by other critics as similar to David Bowie. Read More

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UK Labour's main union backer can't see party winning election

He went on to suggest that if Labour emerged with 200 seats - which would be about 30 fewer than Ed Miliband secured in 2015 - it would represent a "successful campaign" given the circumstances it found itself in. As well as ring-fencing mental health budgets, a Labour government would increase the proportion spent on children's mental health services, the manifesto states. Read More

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North Korea celebrates longest-range ballistic missile test

North Korea celebrates longest-range ballistic missile test

Han Min-koo told South Korea's parliament the test-launch had been detected by the controversial U.S. THAAD anti-missile system, whose deployment in the South has infuriated China. North Korea appears to be edging closer to developing a long-range nuclear missile capable of reaching the United States following a successful weapons test on 13 May which caused alarm across the world. Read More

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Germany and France Agree to Draw up Roadmap on Developing EU

Germany and France Agree to Draw up Roadmap on Developing EU

That's in the nature of what we are trying to do. "I have never ... advocated what people call eurobonds", the former investment banker and finance minister said. But he added that if LR and its allies did not win a majority in June, voters "would not understand if we systematically opposed everything". It is a delicate balancing act, as centrist Mr Macron tries to redesign French politics by borrowing ministers from left and right, and combining new faces with experienced heavyweights who ... Read More

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Does US believe Western Wall is in Israel?

Does US believe Western Wall is in Israel?

It also did not deal with the status of the Western Wall, the unnamed Israeli official told Haaretz . Along with undercutting U.S. On Monday, US media reported Trump had shared classified information on counter-terrorism with Lavrov without the permission of the US ally that provided it. Read More

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